Consumer Focus: 'Ofgem proposals step in the right direction'

Fix energy prices until 30th September 2017

Looking to switch your business energy supplier? Click here

Use our OFGEM accredited comparison tool to compare the whole market today.

The plans by Ofgem to regulate the energy market have been welcomed by Consumer Focus.

Recent announcements by the energy regulator explained a package of new rules for the gas and electricity suppliers, which would prohibit "unjustified" pricing and amounts charged need to reflect the costs is providing services.

It added that prepayment meter customers should "not be unfairly penalised".

Lindsey Kearton, energy expert at Consumer Focus Wales, said the new rules are "a positive step in the right direction for a fairer energy market".

She added: "Suppliers pricing must be made more competitive for all so the benefits of a free market can spread beyond Direct Debit dual fuel consumers to include in-area, electricity only, standard credit, prepayment and rural consumers."

Consumer Focus recently called for Ofgem to confirm a date for its scheduled review of the wholesale energy market.

It also called for an independent analysis of the current industry efficiency of administration and metering costs.

Click here to run an energy price comparison, and see if you could be paying less for your gas and electricity.

Found this page interesting?

Help spread the word and share this page with your friends and family on your social networks.